The Spring River Flows East

The Spring River Flows East

192 mins | Drama | Jan. 1, 1947

1930's China. The village of a poor family is taken over by the occupying Japanese army. One son, Zhongliang, leaves his wife and young son to join a medic group for the Chinese Army. The other son, Zhangmin goes into hiding to protect his family. The focus shifts back and forth from the brothers' parents and Zhongliang's wife and son to Zhongliang's newfound life of luxury in a town not too far away. The plight of Zhongliang's mother, his wife, Sufan and her son, Kongeson is contrasted with Zhongliang's rise in a flourishing company.

The Spring River Flows East

192 mins | Drama | Jan. 1, 1947

The Spring River Flows East
1930's China. The village of a poor family is taken over by the occupying Japanese army. One son, Zhongliang, leaves his wife and young son to join a medic group for the Chinese Army. The other son, Zhangmin goes into hiding to protect his family. The focus shifts back and forth from the brothers' parents and Zhongliang's wife and son to Zhongliang's newfound life of luxury in a town not too far away. The plight of Zhongliang's mother, his wife, Sufan and her son, Kongeson is contrasted with Zhongliang's rise in a flourishing company.
IMDb rating 7.4
Producers Kunlun Film Co.
Original title 一江春水向东流
Directors Cai Chu-Sheng, Junli Zheng
Writers

Cast

Yang Bai

as Sufen

Xiuwen Shu

as Wang Lizheng

Tao Jin

as 张忠良

Yunzhu Shangguan

as He Wenyuan